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May Luncheon

May 15, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

“Leading with Passion.”

Susana Rivera-Mills became provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at Ball State University in July 2018. As provost, she oversees all aspects of their academic mission, including supporting leadership for all academic units. She plays a crucial role in the development and implementation of the strategic plan.

She brings extensive administrative experience, and her passion to connect universities to their communities, to Ball State. Susana’s goal is to create a learning environment where all students can access a high-quality education and succeed in order to reach their full potential.

Before coming to Ball State, she served as vice provost for academic programs and learning innovation at Oregon State University. There, she served in other key positions including dean of undergraduate studies and was professor of Spanish linguistics and diversity advancement.

As a first-generation college student, Susana understands the transformative power of education. She earned her bachelor’s in Spanish and a master’s in Spanish linguistics from the University of Iowa. Her doctorate is from the University of New Mexico. Susana’s research focuses on Latino communities, Spanish language and culture, issues in sociolinguistics, as well as online teaching and learning.


11:30 Lunch Buffet Opens

11:30-11:50 Visit Vendor Booths and Network

11:50 Formal Program Begins

12:40 – 30 second announcements ($5 each) * Limit 1 per person

Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor:

Promote your Products or Event with a Vendor Booth.

Vendor Booth Sponsorships can be purchased for $50. This includes the cost of lunch for one, a 6 foot table, table skirt, and a 30 second feature with our “Roving Reporter”. Vendor Booth Sponsorships are a great way to display your products, meet new customers, or promote an upcoming event. These are available first come first serve and are limited to 6 per luncheon. Simply select the Vendor Booth ticket option during the registration process.


May 15, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm